Drift : Detour by illitilli

Drift : Detour

January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded Colourwork
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
158 - 192 yards (144 - 176 m)
Adult S (M, L)
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Graphic colourwork pairs with lofty mule-spinner yarn for toques that feel homespun and modern at the same time. Worked in worsted-weight wool, these hats are fun and relatively quick to knit, and the simple charts are a great introduction to stranded knitting.

Finished Sizes:
19”/48cm (20¾”/52cm, 22½”/56cm) circumference and 8¾”/22cm (9½”/24cm, 9½”/24cm) tall

Yarn requirements:
This pattern has two charted colourwork options: Drift (interlaced slanting lines) and Detour (right and left arrows).

Approximate requirements for DRIFT (excluding pompom): MC 55yds/50.5m (60yds/55m, 65yds/59.5m); CC1 55yds/50.5m (60yds/55m, 65yds/59.5m); CC2 23yds/21m (25yds/23m, 27yds/25m); CC3 23yds/21m (25yds/23m, 27yds/25m).

Approximate yarn requirements for DETOUR (excluding pompom): MC 100yds/91.5m (110yds/100.5m, 120yds/110m); CC1 30yds/27.5m (33yds/30.5m, 36yds/33m); CC2 14yds/13m (16yds/15m, 18yds/16.5m); CC3 14yds/13m (16yds/15m, 18yds/16.5m).